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Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Nikos Papastergiadis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Large public screens have now become a ubiquitous part of the contemporary cityscape. Far from being simply oversized televisions, the media experts contributing to Ambient Screens and Transnational ... More

Art WorldsArtists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Roberta Wue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The growth of Shanghai in the late nineteenth century gave rise to an exciting new art world in which a flourishing market in popular art became a highly visible part of the treaty port’s ... More

The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957From Foe to Friend

The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Dean Aszkielowicz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After the Second World War, the Australian military prosecuted almost a thousand alleged Japanese war criminals. These prosecutions were not only an attempt to punish Japan for its wartime ... More

Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous IdolsQueer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More

English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Steve Hart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Having analysed the most common English errors made in over 600 academic papers written by Chinese undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers, Steve Hart has written an essential, practical guide ... More

Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

When discussing inequality and poverty in Hong Kong, scholars and politicians often focus on the failures of government policy and push for an increase in social welfare. Richard Wong argues in ... More

Hong Kong CantopopA Concise History

Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Yiu-Wai Chu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Cantopop, the most representative genre of Hong Kong popular music, is a major part of the popular cultural phenomenon of Hong Kong. Once the leading pop genre of Chinese popular music across the ... More

Landscapes Lost and FoundAppreciating Hong Kong's Heritage Cultural Landscapes

Landscapes Lost and Found: Appreciating Hong Kong's Heritage Cultural Landscapes

Ken Nicolson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789622093393
eISBN:
9789888313822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622093393.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Hong Kong’s approach to heritage conservation has focused on saving an old building here and there with little or no regard to its surroundings. Recent public debates challenging proposals to ... More

Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong ModernityAesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Man-Fung Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390717
eISBN:
9789888390397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390717.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The martial arts film, despite being long regarded as a vehicle of Chinese cultural nationalism, can also paradoxically be conceptualized as a mass cultural expression of Hong Kong’s ... More

Merchants of War and PeaceBritish Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Song-Chuan Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural ... More

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